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Hot Hits

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Thru Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

An Evening with Audra McDonald

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28
McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

REMIX: The Future is Female

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26
This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Thru Sep. 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

Spotlights

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin Creel

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Broadway Center Stage: Footloose

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13
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